Upstream information

CVE-2021-39164 at MITRE

Description

Matrix is an ecosystem for open federated Instant Messaging and Voice over IP. In versions 1.41.0 and prior, unauthorised users can access the membership (list of members, with their display names) of a room if they know the ID of the room. The vulnerability is limited to rooms with `shared` history visibility. Furthermore, the unauthorised user must be using an account on a vulnerable homeserver that is in the room. Server administrators should upgrade to 1.41.1 or later in order to receive the patch. One workaround is available. Administrators of servers that use a reverse proxy could, with potentially unacceptable loss of functionality, block the endpoints: `/_matrix/client/r0/rooms/{room_id}/members` with `at` query parameter, and `/_matrix/client/unstable/rooms/{room_id}/members` with `at` query parameter.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.1
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1190038 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • matrix-synapse >= 1.43.0-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA matrix-synapse-1.43.0-1.1